If you’ve had issues transferring photos and videos from your iPhone to a PC then this post is for you. The problem could be that your phone is still defaulting to Mac’s native camera formats HEIF and HEVC. Here is how to switch your iPhone camera format so it will work better with JPEG and H.264.
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Switching your iPhone camera format
Unlock your iPhone and go to your “Settings” screen. You can do this by navigating to the app icon on your phone. Or you can swipe down on your home screen and use the search bar that pops up.
Once there, navigate down to the “Camera” settings.
Select “Formats” and you will see two options on the next screen: “High Efficiency” and “Most Compatible.” The Mac format default is “High Efficiency,” so if that is currently selected you will want to select “Most Compatible.”
You are now all set to shoot video that will work on any computer normally, and not just on Mac platforms. But keep in mind “High Efficiency” should work on a Mac so just check it out before you switch things up.
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